Conference Minister

Recognizing the Anniversary

Grace to you and peace! This month is the one-year anniversary of the pandemic and the closing of in-person worship for most of our...

The Urgent Work of Racial Justice and Equity

October 2020 Dear Members of the United Church of Christ: Grace and peace to you in the name of our Savior Jesus Christ. In August the National...

Anticipating a Search for a New Conference Minister

At the upcoming Conference Annual Meeting (September 26), delegates will make a decision whether to begin the search for a full-time Conference Minister. Currently,...

Preparing for our “Virtual” Annual Meeting

It may be August, but it is only six weeks until the Annual Meeting! Moving our Annual Meeting from June to September may seem...

Where Do You See Hope?

We have invited folks in the Southeast Conference to send in videos of their thoughts about where they see hope. I have also been...

Holy Ground

Where is “Holy Ground” these days? I have heard people reflect that they are missing being present in their church sanctuary because that is...

Lay Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times: Webinar on July 20

Join us on Monday, July 20 for a special webinar for the Southeast Conference What kind of pressures are you as lay leaders experiencing? How...

What Does July 4th Mean This Year?

God has not given us a spirit of fear, but the spirit of power, of courage and resolution, to meet difficulties and dangers; the...

Join us Virtually for a Conference-Wide Unity Worship Event on Saturday, June 20

You and your congregation are invited to join us for our Southeast Conference Unity Worship Event at 11 am Eastern/10 am Central on June...

“How Long?” A Personal Reflection on a Hard Week

by Rev. Char Burch, Transitional Conference Minister COVID-19 has been described as an invisible enemy – one that affects everyone. As a result, most people...